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Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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MJ Hatfield, Contributing Editor
Full name:
MJ Hatfield
Contact:
I'm not very timely, but if anyone wants any specimens, especially for a long term collection or research, please contact me.
City, state, country:
100 Acre Wood, NE Iowa
Biography:

I'm a retired UPS driver who discovered insects by way of native plants.
Three of the sites where I look for insects.
Plymouth Rock:
http://tinyurl.com/corn2prairie
http://tinyurl.com/OneotaAntFarm-Woodland
Red Oak Prairie
http://tinyurl.com/RedOakPrairie
(view from) 100 Acre Wood
http://tinyurl.com/100AcreWood-winter

Iowa Insects Mailing List
http://www.cgrer.uiowa.edu/herbarium/InsectMaList.htm sponsored by the University of Iowa and supported by the Iowa Native Plant Society
Insect rearing and their life cycles:
http://www.buglifecycle.com
an enthusiastic supporter of Day of Insects
http://www.reimangardens.com/collections/insects/day-of-insects/

I have much to learn. Many thanks to all of you.

"Never be so focused on what you’re looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find." State of Wonder by Ann Patchett